Personal licences

Personal licences are issued to individuals to enable them to sell or supply alcohol from sites with a premises licence.

Personal licences are valid at any licensed premises in England and Wales and lasts for an indefinite period, unless suspended, revoked or surrendered. A personal licence is not necessary for premises with a club registration certificate, or where a temporary event notice is applied for.

If you live in Amber Valley, you should apply to us however if you work at a premises in Amber Valley, but live elsewhere, apply to the district or city council where you live.

The fee for a personal licence is £37.

It is not possible to apply online for this licence, please see our applications forms section for the relevant documents and guidance.

Once complete you can either post your application to us at the address below or email it directly to

Postal application address:

Amber Valley Borough Council
Licensing Department
Town Hall
Market Place

Need further help or information?

Contact the team directly on 01773 570222 or email